Tag: E15

Poll shows voters in favor of ethanol, RFS and E15 but not EV mandates

Poll shows voters in favor of ethanol, RFS and E15 but not EV mandates

January 9, 2023 |

·      In Washington, a new survey of registered voters shows robust support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard, while also revealing significant opposition to policies that ban liquid fuels or mandate electric vehicles. The poll was conducted for the Renewable Fuels Association by Morning Consult. “As the new Congress settles in and begins to […]

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E15 explicitly approved by most auto manufacturers for 2023 models

E15 explicitly approved by most auto manufacturers for 2023 models

December 29, 2022 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association’s annual review of vehicle owner’s manuals and warranty statements indicates that E15 is explicitly approved by the manufacturer for use in the vast majority of model year 2023 cars and light trucks. Notably, for the first time, Mitsubishi lists E15 as an approved fuel in some of its 2023 […]

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House bill filed as companion to Senate bill ensuring year-round E15

House bill filed as companion to Senate bill ensuring year-round E15

December 12, 2022 |

In Washington, the prospect of permanent, nationwide availability of the E15 ethanol blend moves closer with new House legislation that will end an arcane impediment to making the fuel more widely available, the Renewable Fuels Association said. The organization thanked Reps. Angie Craig (D-MN) and Adrian Smith (R-NE) for their leadership on the bill, co-sponsored by 21 additional […]

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Bipartisan group of Senators submit bill to bring back year-round E15

Bipartisan group of Senators submit bill to bring back year-round E15

November 30, 2022 |

In Washington, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined a bipartisan group of Midwest senators on a push to expand the year-round sales of E15 nationwide. The Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act would extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) volatility waiver to ethanol blends above […]

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Oil, biofuel and ag lobbies as Congress to approve year-round E15

Oil, biofuel and ag lobbies as Congress to approve year-round E15

November 22, 2022 |

In Washington, in a letter sent Monday to U.S. Senate and House leadership, a broad coalition of energy and agriculture organizations called on Congress to quickly adopt legislation that would resolve inconsistent fuel volatility regulations. Specifically, the groups expressed support for legislation that would result in equal regulatory treatment for all gasoline blends containing 10 […]

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New study shows nationwide year-round E15 could save billions

New study shows nationwide year-round E15 could save billions

October 18, 2022 |

In Washington, Growth Energy released a study conducted by ABF Economics that found that nationwide access to E15, a 15 percent ethanol blended fuel, could save drivers billions in annual fuel costs, create new jobs, and return billions to the U.S. economy. Specifically, the data show that a nationwide transition to E15 would: ·      Save […]

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EPA administrator says agency could approve year-round E15 before next summer

EPA administrator says agency could approve year-round E15 before next summer

September 13, 2022 |

In Washington, Reuters reports Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan said the agency is looking to bring back year-round E15 before next year’s summer driving season following last week’s request by several Midwest governors to do so. Governors can waive restrictions on E15 on a state-wide basis, but several are working together to get the […]

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Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association promoting E15 at gas stations

Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association promoting E15 at gas stations

August 23, 2022 |

In Minnesota, Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Bio-Fuels) and KS95 FM rewarded drivers who chose E15 during an hour-long promotion at the Holiday station on Old Hudson Road in St Paul earlier today. The promotion was held from 12 pm to 1 pm. Drivers who fueled up with E15 during the promotion won prizes such as […]

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Zambia to trial E10 in August with Sunbird Bioenergy’s cassava-based ethanol

Zambia to trial E10 in August with Sunbird Bioenergy’s cassava-based ethanol

July 21, 2022 |

In Zambia, Bioenergy Insight reports that Sunbird Bioenergy expects to test its cassava-based ethanol blended into gasoline at a rate of 10% in August. The trial will be done by Indeni Petroleum Refinery in Ndola. With most of the company’s 5,000 outgrowers expected to start harvesting their cassava in the next few weeks, the intention […]

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Study shows how shifting California to E15 could reduce smog

Study shows how shifting California to E15 could reduce smog

July 18, 2022 |

In California, the state took an important step toward approving the use of cleaner, lower-cost E15 by releasing the results of a multi-year study of the fuel’s emissions impacts. The results of the study, which tested 20 vehicles, show that shifting from E10 to E15 reduces emissions of most pollutants that contribute to ozone formation […]

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